T. D. Williamson, Inc.

  • IT/Data Architect III

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2019-01-08 10:01 AM)
    Position ID
    United States
  • Overview

    IT/Data Architect is responsible for the overall strategy design, support and implementation of solutions supporting both business and IT functions. The architect will focus on identifying and driving methodologies and processes that support world class services via using a variety of tools.  


    • Assist in the definition and maintenance for the technical plan and road map for respective areas to ensure capabilities are in line with business objectives
    • Work with business partners to ensure technical capabilities are in place to meet business needs.
    • Participates in the design and implementation of technical standards, tools and methodologies.
    • Define and maintain processes and tools to ensure system reliability and overall performance objectives are met.
    • Provides guidance and direction to third party service providers ensuring delivered solutions are in line with strategic direction.
    • Serve as point of contact and for managing vendor activities and issue resolution for third party service providers.
    • Participates on project teams providing direction and recommendations on solutions, priorities and technical capabilities.
    • Evaluate proposals and requests to ensure recommended solutions meet strategic direction.
    • Responsible for technical strategy, project charter, business case evaluation, alternative technology solution assessments, and implementation for functional areas assigned.
    • Keeps abreast of new developments in the Information Technology field and strives to continually improve the technology delivered to support the business.
    • Recommend solutions and future opportunities to leverage technology to meet and improve business effectiveness.
    • Expert level support/consultation for the analysis, administration, security, operational integrity, performance monitoring, troubleshooting, problem resolution and customer care of application solutions in a global organization.
    • Mentor and train technical staff on best practices and tools for functional areas.
    • Assist in the preparation and oversight of budgets and capital expenditures for initiatives, upgrades, and replacements and related support contract costs.
    • Monitor and oversee vendor related performance and budgetary activities for associated work.
    • Prepare appropriate status reports and submit to management.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field.  Demonstrated experience can be exchanged for the degree.
    • Design, develop, test, implement and manage complex ETL processes sourcing data from a variety of internal and external systems supporting Manufacturing, Distribution, Sales, Marketing, Finance and Human Resources.
    • Advanced knowledge in database and report performance engineering, diagnosing and tuning of ETL programs and reports
    • Advanced understanding of data warehouse concepts such as star schemas, snow flake schemas, operational data stores data warehouses and data marts
    • Design, develop, maintain and publish logical and physical data models, entity relationship diagrams and a common data dictionary
    • Track record of building and maintaining solid relationships with internal and external customers, vendors and peers
    • Strong organization and prioritization skills. Comfortable creating high level plans, setting dates, making commitments and delivering high quality results on time
    • Comfortable assisting in the design and development of reports, charts and graphs • Comfortable operating as a subject matter expert, leader and mentor to improve the knowledge, skills and capabilities of DW/BI throughout the company
    • Participates in the evaluation of new business intelligence technologies such as data modeling, ETL, appliances, reporting tools and portal solutions
    • Participation on-call duties is required


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